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@  Fire Blazer : (25 March 2019 - 10:43 PM) how things have changed
@  Elwood : (12 March 2019 - 08:31 AM) (a sigh somewhere between small and large)
@  kirant : (12 March 2019 - 05:40 AM) (larger sigh)
@  Fire Blazer : (11 March 2019 - 08:49 PM) (small sigh)
@  Fire Blazer : (25 February 2019 - 05:07 AM)
@  Fire Blazer : (06 February 2019 - 04:34 AM) Cardfight Vanguard X? huh
@  Mercurius : (05 February 2019 - 10:49 PM) THE ONE SWITCH GAME I WANTED TO HAPPEN THE SECOND I LEARNED IT WAS REGION FREE PRE-RELEASE OMFG 2019 IS GIVING ME EVERY SINGLE REASON TO HAVE BOUGHT IT WOULD PAY ONLINE FOR 10/10
@  Fire Blazer : (03 February 2019 - 10:08 PM) plz no tumblrweed lol
@  acceptance : (02 February 2019 - 06:08 PM) (Like a tumbleweed, but more opinionated)
@  acceptance : (02 February 2019 - 06:08 PM) *Tumblrweed*
@  kirant : (02 February 2019 - 05:44 PM) *Tumbleweed*
@  Elwood : (02 February 2019 - 05:35 PM) *Tumbleweed*
@  Fire Blazer : (31 January 2019 - 12:11 AM) (silence)
@  Fire Blazer : (12 January 2019 - 08:55 PM) tho personally I guess I'm not too afraid of responding to old messages anyway sometimes, haha
@  Fire Blazer : (12 January 2019 - 08:54 PM) to have discussions where people respond at their own convenience
@  Fire Blazer : (12 January 2019 - 08:54 PM) forums could still be used but we'd have to make a bit of an effort I guess
@  Fire Blazer : (12 January 2019 - 08:54 PM) I agree with Mage Girl/Cero/Elwood/Kirant lolol
@  xcrash1998 : (12 January 2019 - 10:15 AM) And yeah missing stuff on discord is easy depending on when most people are online
@  xcrash1998 : (12 January 2019 - 10:11 AM) I think there are just fewer people interested in taking part on forums since most information is already accesible trough the many means.
@  Mercurius : (09 January 2019 - 02:46 AM) Well, at the same time I also don't frequent most of the discord channels I'm a part of, though.

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#21 Fire Blazer

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Posted 31 December 2013 - 10:04 AM

Not bad, mind if I take a crack at fixing up one of the slashing frames later just to help show what I think I mentioned earlier (with it not being shaded well)?

Also, on the animation, perhaps hold the pose after he's done slashing for a few frames longer just to signify that that's when his attack ends (and in an FE game, that's when he'd sit there waiting for HP to deplete, haha). It's a little hard to tell at first that he's quickly unsheathing his sword and swinging it, only to sheath it again right after and step back. XP

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Posted 12 January 2014 - 07:36 AM

Hey... It has been awhile since my school has been busy but I still worked on it slowly. Finished the normal and critical magic sword animation. Still needed to be worked but I think it will be edited on the later. Oh if you notice there is no return animation for the magic sword animation, well let us say that my time is pretty limited so I think I will make it next time if I have the time.
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Posted 20 January 2014 - 10:55 AM

Remaking Nesier's Portrait:

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Posted 08 February 2014 - 06:13 AM

Well... well this took a while. But nonetheless it is finally done.

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Posted 08 February 2014 - 07:48 AM

Dodge, magic, magic critical? That's what it looks like.

Sword slash shading could use some work (reference existing sword slashes is my suggestion!) but otherwise it looks great. There's some really solid animation there.

I can also tell you centered it based off of his left foot (our POV) when animating as it hardly moves but I suppose that isn't a huge problem in itself. Just feels a little awkward for some reason haha

The attack animation a couple posts above also looks solid but the same issue with the sword slashing is there; it's a bit pillow-shaded, sword slashes in Fire Emblem (and in general to some extent) really only use one main color with only like, a thin edge of another color usually. I'm not great at it myself but it could really use some work--right now you're just creating this sort of "layering" of the colors used to "shade" it and it looks weird and isn't proper (especially if you actually think about how in real life you might shade a slashing object).

As for the lineart, the eyes look a little TOO anime-ish, but otherwise it's just lineart so I can't say too much lol (I'm also not great at portraits... or sprites in general haha)


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Posted 08 February 2014 - 07:50 AM

Its pretty good. But I think I think it would look smoother if you cut out some motion blur frames and replaced them with frames with the sword slowly being sheathed/unsheathed but thats just me. Also when he lifts his head up I think he should still have eyes.

good job though you should keep animating

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Posted 09 February 2014 - 12:03 PM

@Fire Blazer: To the animation: I think the slashing frame... I think it is fine for me on my perspective.

Portrait: Yeah.... totally!

@GhastStation: He still have the eyes.

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Posted 09 February 2014 - 04:17 PM

actually blazer is right in the slashing frames. you should at least try. Also, he doesn't have eyes and his head looks like a thumb when he lifts it. I think the neck has to be defined/ trimmed a bit more? Lastly im noticing the unnecessary first sword blur. And to be honest blurs are only necessary if the char is moving really fast. This is a a slow animation so imo it'd look better if you only kept the sheathing frame at the end.

edit: more lastly, his legs/ his robe thing keeps switching places towards the later part of the animation.He's not moving his legs enough for the robe to switch like that. its like fidgity. these are easy tweaks that your capable of

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Posted 09 February 2014 - 05:23 PM

You want me to show you what I mean? Would that help? Or are you not interested? If you're not interested, that's up to you and I won't bother--it's not my place to force critique on you and I won't think any less of you for it, haha. But if you want me to, I could try to show you a little better what I mean about the slashing frames and why it's not shaded properly like it should be for Fire Emblem. ohmy.gif

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Posted 10 February 2014 - 12:36 AM

GhastStation: It ain't the final product yet GhastStation. The animation will be more faster on the end so this one is just to show the example. I only slowed it down so you could notice the dodge animation and yeah it is kinda awkward to see his clothpiece moving without the legs coming out.


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Posted 10 February 2014 - 07:04 AM

I see I see. Well did you notice that you're missing you're palette on the top right corner? you won't be able to put the anim in the game without it :X

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Posted 12 February 2014 - 12:13 AM

Oh the palettes... that won't be necessary since I can insert it without allocating and arranging the palettes at the top right.

I don't know how it does it but it comes naturally... laugh.gif


Note: I won't be posting in this topic for a while since all of the sprites I made was deleted by my foolish and ignorant little sister.

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Posted 16 February 2014 - 09:39 PM

deleted? they are all here couldnt you just copy paste them and work in em

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 12:55 PM

Yes I know... but I can only move forward on my Ebilen class while the others well, are gone to drown. Sadly some of them have animations I've been working on slowly.

Note: Some of my works are not uploaded.

Extra Note: Since all of my works are deleted... Well, I think this may be a great chance to improve and create a much better one than the other sprites I made before. Look forward and I may upload a new one once I am graduated from this school year since it is more busy on final exams and not to mention our Graduations song practice will make March a more busy one and the one I am particularly nervous is the signing of our clearance... Ooohh no! Our CAT ( Citizenship Advancement Training ) is also bugging us which piles more work combined with the other subjects. Just look forward and sorry for not being active for a while.

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Posted 18 February 2014 - 02:13 AM

Sorry to hear that... back-ups man, they're great haha. Try Dropbox or a Flash Drive to start. Such a good investment. I think I was saved because I kept a patch of the old TLP in my Dropbox so when my harddrive got wiped, I did lose everything else (and it was freaking awful) but I at least had that haha.

But yeah, good luck on the futuer animations, seems like you're trying to make the best of the situation...

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